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The organization was established with the sole purpose to renew the old rural Camorra, which dealt in contraband cigarettes and extortion schemes in the Neapolitan fruit market.

A prohibition of contraband near the borders of the two countries was set up.

This had the
spaces and are contorted to fit.

The stump speaker gestured wildly, contorted his body, and usually fell off his stump at some point.

Edward James made a significant contribution to its planting, specialising in exotic, pendulous, contorted and twisted trees.

In sheltered locations it has a columnar or slender pyramidal habit, but is capable of growing in windswept coastal locations where it develops a contorted wind-controlled shape.

In traditional Thai massage you find yourself contorted into unusual positions (See Image).

Doctor Jekyll and Sister Hyde 1971 Seeing as I couldn't find a picture of Ralph-Martine's horribly contorted face anywhere, I thought I'd have a go at one myself.

His thin, slight body trembled in anticipation and dread as the man mountain careered across the grass, his face contorted in a maniacal grimace.

In these dark times no-one wants to face the probability that America's first lady, her face contorted into a snarling mask of rage, is daily pounding her husband to hamburger with a set of brass knuckles.

The contorted form of Corylus avellana, sometimes known as "Harry Lauder's Walking Stick", can be seen growing in the genetic garden, together with other tortuous cultivars.

I'll lock you up in my den for this.' Sam and Caroline watched helplessly as John's mouth contorted as though some hidden electrical currents worked the muscles.

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